Case | HBS Case Collection | August 2001 (Revised March 2016)

Doral Costa

by William J. Poorvu, John H. Vogel Jr., Arthur I. Segel and Amy Silverstein


Doral Costa is a proposed 277,803 square foot Class A office park development in Miami, FL. Trammell Crow Co. would like to develop this office park in joint venture with a partner. Samantha Spar, the acquisitions partner at Titan Associates, a large real estate institutional advisory firm, must decide whether to recommend participation in this development to her client, QRS, a public pension fund. Samantha must evaluate this location, the Southern Florida office market, the proposed building design, the lease-up and financial projections, the economic terms of the deal, and the potential partner to make a decision.

Keywords: Buildings and Facilities; Joint Ventures; Acquisition; Investment; Partners and Partnerships; Decision Choices and Conditions; Fair Value Accounting; Construction; Property; Real Estate Industry; Consulting Industry; Miami;


Poorvu, William J., John H. Vogel Jr., Arthur I. Segel, and Amy Silverstein. "Doral Costa." Harvard Business School Case 802-023, August 2001. (Revised March 2016.)